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The Religion of the Samurai

The Religion of the Samurai



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Published by: Crystalis DeCavalier on Sep 29, 2009
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INTRODUCTION(1) The Southern and Northern Schools of Buddhism(2) The Development and Differentiation of Buddhism(3) The Object of this Book is the Explaining of the Mahayanistic View of Life and theWorld(4) Zen holds a Unique Position among the Established Religions of the World(5) The Historical Antiquity of Zen(6) The Denial of Scriptural Authority by Zen(7) The Practisers of Zen hold the Buddha as their Predecessor, whose Spiritual Levelthey Aim to Attain(8) The Iconoclastic Attitude of Zen(9) Zen Activity(10) The Physical and Mental Training(11) The Historical ImportanceCHAPTER IHISTORY OF ZEN IN CHINA1. The Origin of Zen in India2. The Introduction of Zen into China by Bodhidharma3. Bodhidharma and the Emperor Wu4. Bodhidharma and his Successor, the Second Patriarch5. Bodhidharma's Disciples and the Transmission of the Law
6. The Second and the Third Patriarchs7. The Fourth Patriarch and the Emperor Tai Tsung8. The Fifth and the Sixth Patriarchs9. The Spiritual Attainment of the Sixth Patriarch10. The Flight of the Sixth Patriarch11. The Development of the Southern and the Northern School of Zen12. The Missionary Activity of the Sixth Patriarch13. The Disciples under the Sixth Patriarch14. Three Important Elements of Zen15. Decline of ZenCHAPTER IIHISTORY OF ZEN IN JAPAN1. The Establishment of the Rin Zai School of Zen in Japan2. The Introduction of the So To School of Zen3. The Characteristics of Do-gen, the Founder of the Japanese So To Sect4. The Social State of Japan when Zen was Established by Ei-sai and Do-gen5. The Resemblance of the Zen Monk to the Samurai6. The Honest Poverty of the Zen Monk and the Samurai7. The Manliness of the Zen Monk and the Samurai8. The Courage and Composure of Mind of the Zen Monk and the Samurai9. Zen and the Regent Generals of the Ho-jo Period10. Zen after the Downfall of the Ho-jo Regency11. Zen in the Dark Age12. Zen under the Toku-gawa Shogunate13. Zen after the RestorationCHAPTER IIITHE UNIVERSE IS THE SCRIPTURE OF ZEN1. Scripture is no More than Waste Paper 2. No Need of the Scriptural Authority for Zen3. The Usual Explanation of the Canon4. Sutras used by the Zen Masters5. A Sutra Equal in Size to the Whole World 686. Great Men and Nature7. The Absolute and Reality are but an Abstraction8. The Sermon of the InanimateCHAPTER IVBUDDHA, THE UNIVERSAL SPIRIT
1. The Ancient Buddhist Pantheon2. Zen is Iconoclastic3. Buddha is Unnamable4. Buddha, the Universal Life5. Life and Change6. The Pessimistic View of Ancient Hindus7. Hinayanism and its Doctrine8. Change as seen by Zen9. Life and Change10. Life, Change, and Hope11. Everything is Living according to Zen12. The Creative Force of Nature and Humanity13. Universal Life is Universal Spirit14. Poetical Intuition and Zen15. Enlightened Consciousness16. Buddha Dwelling in the Individual MindEnlightened Consciousness is not an Intellectual Insight18. Our Conception of Buddha is not Final19. How to Worship BuddhaCHAPTER VTHE NATURE OF MAN1. Man is Good-natured according to Mencius2. Man is Bad-natured according to Siün Tsz3. Man is both Good-natured and Bad-natured according to Yan Hiung4. Man is neither Good-natured nor Bad-natured according to Su Shih5. There is no Mortal who is Purely Moral6. There is no Mortal who is Non-moral or Purely Immoral7. Where, then, does the Error Lie?8, Man is not Good-natured nor Bad-natured, but Buddha natured9. The Parable of the Robber Kih10. Wang Yang Ming and a Thief 11. The Bad are the Good in the Egg12. The Great Person and the Small Person13. The Theory of Buddha-Nature adequately explains the Ethical States of Man14. Buddha-Nature is the Common Source of Morals15. The Parable of a Drunkard16. Shakya Muni and the Prodigal Son17. The Parable of the Monk and the Stupid Woman18. 'Each Smile a Hymn, each Kindly Word a Prayer'19. The World is in the Making20. The Progress and Hope of Life21. The Betterment of Life22. The Buddha of Mercy

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